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Breastfeeding Education

A lactation counselor offers a class designed to encourage and promote healthy breastfeeding.

Breast-fed babies have:
1. Fewer infections
2. Decreased rate of SIDS and other forms of infant death
3. Lower rates of childhood cancer and diabetes
4. Better brain development and a higher IQ
5. Decreased risk of childhood obesity

Moms who breast-feed have:
1. Decreased risk of cancer and osteoporosis
2. Quicker/easier recovery from childbirth
3. Improved feelings of attachment to baby
4. Quicker return to pre-pregnancy weight
5. Convenience, comfort and closeness to baby

Topics

  • Benefits of Breasfeeding for Mom and Baby
  • Nutrition
  • Positioning
  • Latching Techniques
  • Pumping Breast Milk
  • Engorgement

When
Second Tuesday of each month from 7 to 9 p.m.

Where
Birth Center at Flaget Memorial Hospital

Cost
No Charge

Registration
502.350.5350

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